Find local corn mazes and hay rides here!

Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in Shenandoah Valley (Rockbridge, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland and Bath counties)?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Shenandoah Valley (Rockbridge, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland and Bath counties), sorted by county. Some are huge corn mazes with hayrides, pumpkins, corn cannons, inflatables and others are simple corn mazes with little else.  Most also have loads of pumpkins to choose from.  To really make it fun for  your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a corn cannon, cow train, inflatables, farm animals, pumpkin patch or zip lines.  There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of course, the  more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

Especially this year, due to Coronavirus, be sure to click on the links to confirm this year's dates and activities; many have cut back on activities. Corn mazes tend to be open, pumpkins are usually for sale.  Mostly, it is things like festivals, inflatables and groups activities that are restricted in 2020. If they don't have a website or Facebook page, call email them directly or call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S DATES AND TIMES BY BEFORE YOU GO.

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Updates for June 2021

June: Many corn mazes are open now, just scroll down the page. And if you are looking for a pumpkin patch, this website for pumpkin patches). You may also want to try the latest fun, Zombie Paintball, see this website!.

Corn mazes, sorted by county

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Augusta County

  • The Golden Kernel - corn maze, hayrides, pumpkins
    1752 Weyers Cave Road, Grottoes, VA 24441-4500. Phone: (540) 249-4813. Directions: I-81 to exit 235 (Weyers Cave exit), go east on Route 256, 4.5 miles. Farm on left. Open: 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday, year round. Free hayrides to the pumpkin field in October. Bulk foods, cheese, meat, and local crafts.  Specializing in sweet corn and pumpkins. Pick-your-own and fresh-picked sweet corn and pumpkins. We also have a large variety of produce available all year.  (UPDATED: October 19, 2013, from their website)
  • Middle River Farms - Uses integrated pest management practices, corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, snacks and refreshment stand, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    1744 Weyers Cave Road, Grottoes, VA 24441. Phone: 540-607-0851. Alternate Phone: 540-249-5430. Email: Open: Sunday through Monday 8 am to 7 pm. Directions: Interstate 81 to exit 235. Route 256 East for 5 miles. Look for the big white barn with the strawberry on it. Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkin patch open from mid September through October 31. Payment: Cash, Check. We also raise beef cattle for butchering and grow pumpkins, Indian corn, corn shocks, straw bales etc. for all your fall decorating needs. We also will set up a fall display at your place of business or residence! Please contact us for further information about this service. (UPDATED: October 19, 2013, from their website)  (UPDATED: October 02, 2010) (ADDED: May 16, 2010)

Bath County

Buena Vista (City of)

Harrisonburg (City of)

  • Back Home on the Farm - corn maze, pumpkin patch, straw maze,60ft. slide petting zoo and other fun things to do.
    3231 Willow Run Road, Harrisonburg, VA, 22802. Phone: 540-442-6493 or 540-434-5170. Email us at: Open: September and October 2006. Please see the website for more information.

Highland County

Lexington (City of)

Rockbridge County

  • The Natural Bridge of Virginia - corn maze, hayrides, haunted house, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578. Phone: 540-291-2121. Alternate Phone: 1-800-533-1410. Email: Open: Hours are Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October; from 10am to 5pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: The corn maze is located off US 11 at Golf Course Road, just south of the Natural Bridge Hotel, US 11 & 130, I-81, exits 175 and 180. Follow the signs. Purchase tickets at the entrance, Natural Bridge Hotel, or the Natural Bridge ticket counter in the Gift Shop. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. More mazing than just corn-mazing… there are hidden scarecrows to track down plus the ‘mazing view of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the Natural Bridge Corn Maze from Golf Course Road, just off US 11. While roaming through its nooks and crannies make sure you get the scarecrows’ names. Complete your scorecard with 10 names to win a Natural Bridge prize. (UPDATED: October 19, 2013, from their website)  (ADDED: October 06, 2009)

Rockingham County

  • Back Home on the Farm - corn maze, pumpkins, straw or hay bale maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, haunted maze, pig races, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, cow train, already-picked produce (of the pyo crop), gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    2915 Willow Run Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. Phone: 540-442-6493. Alternate Phone: 540-746-0783. Fax: 540-432-0445. Email: Open: Saturday 10 am to 6; Sunday 12 pm to 6; In October, open weekdays to general public 3 pm to 6; Flashlight mazes on Saturdays in October 7 pm to 10 pm; Field trips and private events by appointment during the week. Directions: Take I-81 exit 245 west on Port Republic Road. Cross South Main Street and turn right on Route 42 North (Virginia Avenue ) Travel four miles, turn left on Willow Run Road and follow signs to maze. Click here for a map and directions. Corn maze is open from August 29th through November 8th; 25 activities for all ages, including the 30 horse Virginia Carousel, 4 acre corn maze, wagon rides, pumpkin patch, pig races and more; Check website for special weekend events including punkin chunkin, tractor cruise-in, children's costume contests, pumpkin carving and more. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Ride the Virginia Carousel, a 1940's restored carousel that features hand painted horses that represent famous Virginians and Virginia history. Sound Garden – Barnyard Volleyball, Cow Train – Rubber Duck Races – Hayrides, Native Shenandoah Valley Animals. Rent the Barn for events! Visit the Country Store! WHOOO HOOO…. Corn maze is open for business and the Haunt is on for tonight!  (UPDATED: October 19, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: August 12, 2009)  (ADDED: November 05, 2008)

Staunton (City of)

Waynesboro (City of)



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